With unexplored waters, Farasan Island is an archipelago of over 170 islands and islets. Situated around 40 kilometres from the city of Jizan, this island is known for its pristine beaches, luminous water, stunning underwater beauty and dazzling coral reefs. The island is home to a large gazelle population and birds such as Pink-Backed Pelican, Red-Billed Tropic Bird and Flamingos. The island also features Al-Rifa’ai, a historic house built with coral stones and arabesque-like patterns.